ⓘ Ablainzevelle. A small farming village located 11 miles 18 km south of Arras, at the D7 and D12 road junction. It was rebuilt after being destroyed during World ..

                                     

ⓘ Ablainzevelle

A small farming village located 11 miles 18 km south of Arras, at the D7 and D12 road junction. It was rebuilt after being destroyed during World War I.

                                     
  • awarded the VC. 21 March 1918 World War I Between Moyenneville and Ablainzevelle France, when the enemy attacked Second Lieutenant Horsfall s centre
  • effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 22 to 75 communes: Ablainzevelle Achiet - le - Grand Achiet - le - Petit Avesnes - les - Bapaume Ayette Bancourt
  • The communaute de communes consists of the following 64 communes: Ablainzevelle Achiet - le - Grand Achiet - le - Petit Avesnes - les - Bapaume Ayette Bancourt
  • Sud - Artois in January 2013. It comprises the following 26 communes: Ablainzevelle Achiet - le - Grand Achiet - le - Petit Avesnes - les - Bapaume Bancourt Bapaume
  • discovered, Cowan having been buried by the Germans at the cemetery at Ablainzevelle He was later re - interred at the British War Cemetery at Cagnicourt
  • Regiment, won the award on 21 March 1918, between Moyenneville and Ablainzevelle France. The award was posthumous. A song telling their story was written
  • communes of the arrondissement of Arras, and their INSEE codes, are: Ablainzevelle 62002 Achicourt 62004 Achiet - le - Grand 62005 Achiet - le - Petit 62006
  • Arthur Horsfall, attached to 11th Battalion Between Moyenneville and Ablainzevelle France, 21 March 1918 Between the Wars the East Lancs served in many
  • observed as they were dug Riegel I Stellung and Riegel II Stellung from Ablainzevelle to the west of Bapaume and Roquigny, with a branch from Achiet - le - Grand
  • Division In late August 1918 the battalion took part in the attack on Ablainzevelle and Favreuil, part of the Second Battle of Bapaume. Between 21 and 26
  • to dig in temporarily from Bancourt to Bapaume, Achiet - le - Grand and Ablainzevelle and the advanced guards, which were large enough to be mobile columns